Category Archives: Challenges

Latte’s Lament


I watched him frown into her tearful eyes As I sat alone with a coffee cup I watched as in silence they both stood up Instead I was hearing your anguished sighs From the heated words we shared late last … Continue reading

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Trial by Rumour


Silently they gossip with nodding heads And hidden secrets appear on display While the victim stands with his soul in shreds With his thoughts torn by the all-knowing eye In the parlour of old-fashioned decay Where even the innocent can … Continue reading

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Song Challenge: Something’s Got a Hold of My Heart by Gene Pitney


A song from a band you hate   To this day this song just makes me cringe  

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Song Challenge: Another Brick In the Wall


A song that reminds you of an event     The wall came down and Germany was reunited, families reunited and a country divided by politics became one nation again.

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Song Challenge: Will You? By Hazel O’Connor


A song that reminds you of someone Just one song, you got to be kidding right?? Oh well if it has to be one then it has to be Hazel O’Conner Thirteen years ago it would have torn me apart … Continue reading

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Share a Poem: Ode to Autumn by John Keats


A poem about your favourite season

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Song Challenge: Elements by Lindsey Sterling


Challenge 3: A song that makes you happy  

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Daily Song Challenge: Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd


Challenge 1: Favourite Song

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Share a Poem – Deja Vu by Les Barker


To choose a poem that brings me so much joy is a total privilege. The humour and wit of Les Barker is at his best in his poem Déja Vu

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Muse to the Music 19 December


The idea of these challenges is to use the given prompts to create a piece of flash fiction (100-500 words) or a poem The prompt for this challenge is a piece of music, the idea being to share where the … Continue reading

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